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Population in 2012: 282 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.8%
 

Males: 146  (51.8%)
Females: 136  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50642.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,111 (it was $34,886 in 2000)
Holland:

$41,111
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,599

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,856 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Holland:

$74,856
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $78,118; Detached houses: $77,776; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,865

Median gross rent in 2012: $708.

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  • White alone - 281 (99.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Holland: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (49.4%), Irish (11.0%), Russian (6.9%), English (6.6%), Norwegian (5.0%), Dutch (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/29/1897

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,130 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Holland:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holland city:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $956 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,054 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (24.0 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (177.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (265.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grundy Center, IA (1.7 miles ), Wellsburg, IA (2.6 miles ), Morrison, IA (2.7 miles) , Dike, IA (3.1 miles ), Stout, IA (3.1 miles ), Lincoln, IA (3.3 miles) , Reinbeck, IA (3.4 miles ), Parkersburg, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $97,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $97,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 92.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

Holland household income distribution Holland home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+16.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Holland-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 226% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Holland city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Holland:

  • GRUNDY CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; GRUNDY CENTER, IA)
  • GRUNDY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRUNDY CENTER, IA)
  • GRUNDY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRUNDY CENTER, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Holland, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holland:

  • University of Northern Iowa (about 20 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; Full-time enrollment: 10,923)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 25 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • Iowa State University (about 51 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 60 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 61 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 68 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • Drake University (about 71 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)

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Church in Holland: Holland Christian Reformed Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Holland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average.
City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.0. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.66. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.66
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0115. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0115
U.S.:

0.1026


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.9%

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Holland, IA

Holland compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Holland travel time to work - commute


Holland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Holland city (based on Grundy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.65%
Here74.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents21.4%14.7%12.7%8.8%8.4%
Congregations16.7%8.3%13.9%8.3%5.6%
NameReformed Church in AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents7.9%6.7%4.9%4.1%10.4%
Congregations8.3%8.3%5.6%2.8%22.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Grundy County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Grundy County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grundy County:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.4%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,500
Sewerage 0$0 1$39
Water Supply 0$0 1$48
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$43
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,630

Holland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($120.57)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($46.10)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($35.46)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($31.91)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($10.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($10.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($10.64)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($10.64)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($7.09)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($7.09)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($7.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,000 ($10.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($60.28)

Holland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($67.38)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.55)
    Hospital Public: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($14.18)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($141.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($70.92)
    General Support: $4,000 ($14.18)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($99.29)
    Total General Sales: $11,000 ($39.01)

Holland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $122,000 ($432.62)

5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Black Hawk County, IA  1.97% ($49,263 average AGI)
from Marshall County, IA  0.60% ($39,621)
from Hardin County, IA  0.37% ($30,944)


6.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Black Hawk County, IA  1.84% ($31,236 average AGI)
to Marshall County, IA  0.56% ($30,519)
to Hardin County, IA  0.39% ($26,789)

Strongest AM radio stations in Holland:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holland:

  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KCVM (96.1 FM; HUDSON, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOEL (98.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHKE (89.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)

TV broadcast stations around Holland:

  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • K44FK (Channel 44; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Holland)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA9DDF, Licensee ID: L01101975
    Grant Date: 01/03/2006, Expiration Date: 03/26/2016, Certifier: David A Robinson
    Registrant: David A Robinson, 20601 205th Street, Holland, IA 50642


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Holland, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1175.4 years
Henry584.0 years
George578.8 years
William580.0 years
Alvin480.8 years
Ben471.5 years
Harm472.5 years
Jake390.0 years
Anna388.4 years
Etta292.0 years
Most common last names in Holland, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meester980.2 years
Meyer878.3 years
Heronimus684.3 years
Hinders485.5 years
Schmidt486.8 years
Flater470.5 years
Miller484.7 years
Henze481.5 years
Seehusen478.0 years
Dieken477.5 years

Businesses in Holland, IA

  • Arby's: 1


Holland on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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